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Consumers Turning To Tabletop Options In Backlash Against Video Games

Reuters | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business

Hasbro Inc, maker of old standbys like Monopoly and Risk, says that revenue for its line of games increased 10 percent between 2012 and 2013, and would have grown 7 percent in 2014 if not for unfavorable foreign currency conversions.

Devastatingly Challenging Modern Games

Steven Petite | Posted 06.09.2015 | Technology
Steven Petite

Even at the hardest difficulty level, most games released today do not measure up to the challenge that old-school brought to the table. However, ever so often, a modern game is released that not only challenges the player, but also provides a sense of accomplishment.

Time... Compressed

David Kleeman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Technology
David Kleeman

While we need new models that respond to the compressed clock and calendar, we also need to be mindful that quality content isn't always instantaneous, nor does it rush to the "hot" technology.

Damon Beres

Indie Hit 'Axiom Verge' Shows How One Person Can Take On Video Game Giants | Damon Beres | Posted 04.07.2015 | Technology

Video games are starting to look a lot like they used to, but the industry overall? That's a different story, and one game can help explain why.

Nintendo's 'Strong Females' Are Everything That's Wrong With Video Games

Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Technology
Alexis Kleinman

Among Nintendo's "diverse and interesting female protagonists" are a pink version of a toadstool and a pink version of a bomb, called Toadette and Bombette.

I Set Out To Expose A Hate Movement In Gaming -- So They Set Out To Destroy My Life

Ravishly | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women

Photos of my immediate family members that had passed away were sent to me with vile messages -- some blaming me for their deaths. I was tweeted pictures of my house, along with messages asking if I would rather be shot or stabbed.

Nintendo Games Are Coming To Your Phone, But Don't Get Too Excited

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology

Nintendo's plan to bring games to your iPhone might end up being the worst.

6 Life Lessons Your Gamer Children Can Learn From Playing Video Games

Quora | Posted 05.16.2015 | Parents

When I was seventeen years old, I became one of the highest ranked World of Warcraft players in North America. Below are some of the most powerful lessons I learned on my quest for Internet fame and success:

Making Change: Nordic Countries And Gender Equality in Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Would Swedish actress and Casablanca star Ingrid Bergman have made a good producer or director? Hollywood movie fans may not know much about the Sca...

Jan Neuhaeusser: Design Your Business With Customers Satisfaction in Mind

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

The best advice I received is from my father who ran a small business in Germany for more than 25 years. He strongly believes in team-effort and achievements, and that a strong team leads to success. This is what we are always trying to apply to our team at

Monty Oum: A Life Remembered

Mateo Hurtado Statz | Posted 05.10.2015 | Technology
Mateo Hurtado Statz

Needless to say, Monty Oum will be missed. His presence in the animation scene was a powerful one, and his impact at Rooster Teeth is long lasting.

Even 'Doom' Uses Selfie Sticks Now

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.15.2015 | Technology

Here's proof that there really is a special place in hell for people who use selfie sticks.

These New Nintendo Games Are Totally Trippy

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 02.13.2015 | Technology

Ready for something weird? Nintendo sure hopes so.

A Dating App for Quality, Not Quantity

Ellen Goodlett | Posted 04.14.2015 | Technology
Ellen Goodlett

The most refreshing part about The Catch's approach to the dating app world is its focus not on the quantity of matches, but the quality of the ones you're ultimately paired with. When it comes to dating, wouldn't you rather go on one promising date than a dozen meh meet-ups?

How Developers Are Using New Platforms to Innovate

Phil Simon | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

Go to any tech conference these days and you are likely to hear plenty of talk about platforms, software development kits (SDKs), and application programming interfaces (APIs).

Yes, People Actually Bought These Gold-Plated Video Game Controllers

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.25.2015 | Technology

A handful of gamers can now join the "Call of Duty" frontlines with 24-karat gold controllers in hand.

You Can Get A Scholarship For Playing Video Games

The Huffington Post | Allison Bresnick | Posted 01.25.2015 | College

For students who love video games, life can be a constant battle between making it to the next level and doing something more productive. At least tha...

The Woman Who Created a Gay-Dating Sim

Abby Lee | Posted 03.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Abby Lee

The story of the main character you play, a college senior who recently came out of the closet to his two goofy but loving roommates, seemed extremely compelling to me. There was so much potential to make something endearing, comical, and erotic.

You Don't Love Anything As Much As This Man Loves Nintendo

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.22.2015 | Technology

Some people will just never have enough video games.

Your Nintendo 3DS Is About To Be Obsolete

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology

That shiny Nintendo 3DS you or your kid got for Christmas is about to be eBay fodder.

Top Gaming Trends from CES 2015

Shira Lazar | Posted 03.09.2015 | Technology
Shira Lazar

E3 is where it's at for gaming these days, but Marty Sliva from IGN says there's still a lot to see at CES this year. The televisions, he says,...

PlayStation To Introduce All-You-Can-Play Subscription Service

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.07.2015 | Technology

If anything's more outdated than a physical video game disc, it's a video game rental.

You'll Soon Be Using Video Game Discs As Shiny Drink Coasters

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.30.2014 | Technology

Got a stack of old VHS tapes in your basement? Your brand new video game discs might be joining them sooner than you'd think.

Here's What Female Gamers Hope For In 2015

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.05.2015 | Technology

2014 was one of the most tumultuous years ever for women in gaming culture: Here's how we improve.

The 14 Best Mobile Games You Didn't Play In 2014

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 12.24.2014 | Technology

Here's an excuse to never again engage with that "friend" who constantly sends you "Candy Crush" invites on Facebook: Tell them you've got a whole cro...